Robotic Partial Nephrectomy of Endophytic Tumor: Technique and Result


  • Bruno Graça Departamento de Urologia, Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal; Departamento de Urologia, Hospital Beatriz Ângelo, Loures, Portugal
  • Rui Formoso Departamento de Urologia, Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Miguel Lourenço Departamento de Urologia, Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Kris Maes Centro de Cirurgia Robótica e Minimamente Invasiva do Hospital da Luz, Lisboa, Portugal



Kidney Neoplasms, Nephrectomy, Robotic Surgical Procedures


Robotic surgery allows complex oncological renal surgery with at least equivalent safety and outcomes profiles when comparing to open and laparoscopic approach. We describe a robotic partial nephrectomy of an endophytic tumor with intraoperative ultrasound support and 10th month follow-up outcome.


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